Arete 5.13.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Plan for Space Force reserve component is ‘fairly close,’ National Guard boss says, Defense News
Taliban rejects U.S. peace plan, six month extension in withdrawal deadline, Long War Journal
U.S. & Russia Are on a Collision Course in the Black Sea, RealClearDefense
Space National Guard proposal on final approach, Morning Defense
After 6 years of attempts, Marine master guns finally wins Recon Challenge, Marine Corps Times
U.S. ships fire 30 warning shots after 13 Iranian ‘fast-attack’ boats approached in the Strait of Hormuz, War is Boring
U.S. Approves $1.7B Aegis Missile Defense Sale to Canada, Real Clear Defense

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Fla. governor announces first responders will receive $1K bonuses this summer, FireRescue1 Daily News
Suggestions for a medical program on a hand crew, Wildfire Today
More firefighting helicopters to be available in SoCal this summer, Wildfire Today
New US bill raises criminal penalties for harming federal public safety personnel, FireRescue1 Daily News
California Agency Taking Reports by Zoom, POLICE Magazine
Agencies Nationwide Coping with Critical Shortage of Officers, POLICE Magazine
National Police Week: Fallen LEOs to be honored May 13 at virtual Candlelight Vigil, Police1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Emily Ford Hiked 1,200 Miles in the Dead of Winter, Outside Magazine
VIDEO: Professional Snowboarder Is A Better Skier Than You Will Ever Be, Unofficial Networks
Kami Rita Sherpa Just Broke His Own Everest Record, Outside Magazine
Rock Climbing Taping of Finger & Elbow Injuries, Training4Climbing
World Champion Mountain-Biker Rips Abandoned Slate Quarry in Wales, Unofficial Networks

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

You Don’t Need to Supplement Your Microbiome, Outside Magazin
A Fresh Look at High-Protein, Mark’s Daily Apple
Are Avocados Associated with Greater Risk or Reduced Risk of Cancer? NutritionFacts
The Elusive Art of Predicting Running Injuries, Outside Magazin
Bodybuilding technique for getting pumped could warm up troops in Arctic, Stars and Stripes

Interesting

Trillion-dollar reversals and the prospects for tech dynamism, American Enterprise
An All-Women Voyage to End Ocean Pollution, Outside Magazine
Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year, Science Daily
India’s COVID-19 Surge Terrifies Pakistan, Foreign Policy

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